Expertise DescriptionI have over 40 years experience in accident reconstruction, product quality and liability, failure analysis, and fracture mechanics. My expertise includes: glass breakage and failures; glass testing (bottles, windows, windshields, dishes, cook wear, etc.); metallurgical failures (welds, gears, ladders, straps, cables, etc.); ceramic failures; corrosion failures; plastic, polymer, composite material, and wood failures; and user safety and equipment design. I have additional experience in contract disputes and patent disputes. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience and consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: numerous depositions and court appearances; Contract disputes and patent disputes; Glass failures/testing.
My 25 years experience with consulting to attorneys include such topics as: Materials, Metallurgy, Glass failures/testing, Accident reconstruction, OSHA worker safety, Products liability, Intellectual property, and Factory safety.
My professional experience includes: 30 years of manufacturing experience in a variety of aspects.
I have worked on numerous chair failure cases.
I am a metallurgist with extensive experience with 304 and 316 stainless steel.
|PhD||Materials Science and Engineering||Stanford University|
|MS||Materials Science||Stanford University|
|BS||Metallurgical Engineering||University of Pennsylvania|
|California Professional Engineer|
Awards & Affiliation
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases